Wall Street. Major U.S. stock-indexes slightly rose

Major U.S. stock-indexes gains driven by materials stocks on Monday as a weaker dollar boosted commodities, and investors turned their focus to the earnings season. Profits at S&P 500 companies are expected to have fallen 7.7% on average in the first quarter, according to Thomson Reuters, under pressure from a weak global economy.

Most of Dow stocks in positive area (21 of 30). Top looser NIKE, Inc. (NKE, -1,46%). Top gainer – The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS, +2,24%).

Almost all S&P sectors in positive area. Top looser Healthcare (-0,4%). Top gainer – Basic Materials (+1,2%).


At the moment:

Dow 17572.00 +87.00 +0.50%

S&P 500 2047.50 +6.75 +0.33%

Nasdaq 100 4492.25 +25.00 +0.56%

Oil 40.09 +0.37 +0.93%

Gold 1257.90 +14.10 +1.13%

U.S. 10yr 1.73 +0.01

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